CO2 Emissions (As % of Total Worldwide CO2 Emissions) fell to 1.40% in Brazil in 2017

CO2 Emissions (As % of Total Worldwide CO2 Emissions) (%)
Energy & Utility | Brazil | December 26, 2018
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CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions reached 1.40 % in 2017 in Brazil, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 0.259 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions in Brazil reached an all time high of 1.56 % in 2014 and an all time low of 0.460 % in 1965. When compared to Brazil's main peers, CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions in Peru amounted to 0.152 % and 0.440 % in Venezuela in 2017.

Brazil has been ranked 15th within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions, 6 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Carbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement.

CO2 Emissions (As % of Total Worldwide CO2 Emissions) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bolivia % 0.051% 0.058% 0.058% 0.062% ... ... ...
Brazil % 1.33% 1.39% 1.49% 1.56% 1.51%
Chile % 0.272% 0.277% 0.278% 0.269% 0.271%
Colombia % 0.221% 0.247% 0.254% 0.268% 0.277%
Guyana % 0.006% 0.006% 0.006% 0.006% ... ... ...
Paraguay % 0.017% 0.016% 0.017% 0.017% ... ... ...
Peru % 0.132% 0.134% 0.136% 0.139% 0.147%
Trinidad and Tobago % 0.084% 0.081% 0.084% 0.081% 0.080%
Venezuela % 0.530% 0.557% 0.540% 0.511% 0.494%